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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Research and Monitoring Coordinator for OWS
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Job Description

This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment in Norman, Oklahoma. Interested candidates should submit applications as soon as possible. The individual selected for this position will manage the daily research and monitoring operations of the OWS. Responsibilities will include: Managing the day-to-day research and monitoring operations of the OWS; In conjunction with the Director, developing funded research and monitoring programming for the OWS with local, state, federal, tribal, and industry partners through grant proposals and contractual agreements; Conducting OWS-related research; Collecting and assembling water data for dissemination to Oklahoma stakeholders; Monitoring progress compared to milestones and identifying problems; and Serving on relevant University, local, and/or statewide committees and engaging in strategy sessions, workshops, and partners' meetings.

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Environmental Science, Water Science, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geography, Geology, or related fields Or equivalent combination of education and job related experience, AND

* 3 years experience in the water industry.


Basic math skills

Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions

Basic computer skills

Advanced math skills

Read and understand complex written materials such as blueprints, metrics or technical manuals

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information

Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines

Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff

Able to produce reports and complete work within deadlines

Strong initiative to solve problems

Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives

Must be able to perform basic data analysis

Must be able to read and interpret policy as well as State and Federal regulations

Able to effectively evaluate projects/programs and produce comprehensive reports

Must have strong ability to lead project teams

Must be able to create and deliver effective training presentations

Composition and proofreading skills

Some technical writing experience

Proficient in copy writing, editing, proofreading and composition

Advertised Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb including ladders, scaffolding or poles where agility or balance is an issue, Ability to communicate including expressing oneself or exchanging information with others, Ability to crouch, crawl, bend or stoop including placing the body in an uncomfortable position, Ability to feel including perceiving size, shape, temperature and texture, Ability to perceive the nature of sounds with or without correction, Ability to lift heavy objects up to 100 pounds, Ability to move, particularly for extended periods of time or distance, Ability to pull including using the upper body to exert force to draw, drag, haul or tug objects, Ability to push including using the upper body to press against an object with force, Ability to reach including extending the arm or hand, Ability to engage in repetitive motions including movements of the hands, wrists or fingers, Ability to see including unique visual requirements with or without corrective eye wear, Ability to sit for short or extended time periods

Ability to stand for short or extended time periods, Ability to touch including finger dexterity.

Department Preference: Masters Degree


Will supervise and mentor technicians, interns, graduate students, and/or undergraduate students.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit http://www.hr.ou.edu/policies/tbtesting.asp.

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